Monthly Archives: May 2007

High school yearbooks…

I’m going through my high school yearbook and I really do feel like most of this needs to be shared with the world. My senior year, I was voted:Who’s Who in AcademicsMost intellectual (Kie was most likely to succeed)Most likely … Continue reading

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My grandma is amazing

Things my beloved Maw Maw Sadie has said this week – “You know, a girl could go out without clothes on as long as she had good shoes and a nice handbag.” “If God wants me to have a third … Continue reading

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The Search is Over…

I have found the most amazing chocolate… EVER. Santander milk chocolate. Single-origin Columbian chocolate, 36% cacao, over 20% solid dairy fats. Best milk chocolate bar I’ve ever had (and that includes all my European adventures). My quest in life is … Continue reading

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I joined a lab!

May 11, I finally came to my decision, and joined the Kim lab. I’m pretty excited about it. Even though it is a little scary to join a brand-new lab, I think the research is facinating and it will really … Continue reading

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Paisley wrap update

I really ought to get some pictures of this thing in progress. I’m now on round 7/8 of repeat 10/13. This is getting exciting! Maybe I’ll be done with it by mid-June, so I can get to knitting for the … Continue reading

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Arrrgh!

So I have come to a realization – You CAN be in school too long. I am very tired of the semester-exam treadmill. Six years is enough! One more semester, though, and my school experience will be forever…different.

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Currently on the needles…

Projects going:-Paisley wrap shawl from Interweave Spring 05. Priority right now – have 6/8 rows in 9/13 rounds complete.-Blanket I started Spring 05.-Orange version of my green scarf-Wrap sweater from SnB Nation-Circular shawl – this probably needs to be frogged … Continue reading

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City songs

I want to find my New Haven song, probably because I’m so fond of my Raleigh song. What makes the city song the city song? It has to:1) Mention the city I’m living in/have lived in2) Capture my sentiments toward … Continue reading

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Word roots, as recently discussed at parties

From my massacred reading of the Oxford English Dictionary (aka, people who are working on PhDs in Classics would be much more helpful) – The origin of a musician’s “gig” is unknown, but dates back to c. 1920 in print. … Continue reading

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Scared Senseless

Just for Tori – or more aptly, to keep a deal with Tori: So I just ran downstairs to grab the quarters I bought yesterday out of my dash (laundry day it is) and as I was opening the front … Continue reading

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